|Jan. 15 10:09 AM PT11:09 AM MT12:09 PM CT1:09 PM ET13:09 ET18:09 GMT2:09 11:09 AM MST1:09 PM EST1:39 PM VEN22:09 UAE12:09 PM CT-The Rangers have avoided salary arbitration with Chirinos, agreeing to a $1.55 million contract with the catcher who started the most games for them last season.
Analysis: Chirinos was limited by a left shoulder strain over the final two months of his second full season with Texas. But he started three of five games in an AL Division Series loss to Toronto after getting 73 starts in the regular season. The 31-year-old Chirinos hit .232 with 10 home runs and 34 RBIs in 78 games. He has a career average of .232 with 24 homers and 84 RBIs in 204 games.
|Sep. 13 10:19 PM PT11:19 PM MT12:19 AM CT1:19 AM ET1:19 ET5:19 GMT13:19 10:19 PM MST12:19 AM EST12:49 AM VEN9:19 UAE12:19 AM CT-Chirinos returned Monday.
Analysis: The catcher was out with a strained left shoulder.
|Aug. 2 9:09 PM PT10:09 PM MT11:09 PM CT12:09 AM ET0:09 ET4:09 GMT12:09 9:09 PM MST11:09 PM EST11:39 PM VEN8:09 UAE11:09 PM CT-Chirinos returned Monday.
Analysis: Chirinos was on the 15-day disabled list with a left shoulder strain.
|July 1 12:35 PM PT1:35 PM MT2:35 PM CT3:35 PM ET15:35 ET19:35 GMT3:35 12:35 PM MST2:35 PM EST3:05 PM VEN23:35 UAE2:35 PM CT-Chirinos was 2 for 4 with a dinger on Tuesday.
Analysis: Chirinos has some pop and his .750 OPS is solid for a No. 9 hitter.
|June 14 9:46 AM PT10:46 AM MT11:46 AM CT12:46 PM ET12:46 ET16:46 GMT0:46 9:46 AM MST11:46 AM EST12:16 PM VEN20:46 UAE11:46 AM CT-Chirinos was 2 for 4 on Saturday.
Analysis: Chirinos entered in a 2-for-19 slide.
|June 2 6:47 PM PT7:47 PM MT8:47 PM CT9:47 PM ET21:47 ET1:47 GMT9:47 6:47 PM MST8:47 PM EST9:17 PM VEN5:47 UAE (+1)8:47 PM CT-Chirinos came out of Tuesday night's game with a bruised right hand after being hit by a pitch.
Analysis: Chirinos was hit in the first inning by Chicago White Sox starter Jeff Samardzjia. The Rangers said X-rays on Chirinos' hand were negative, and that he would be re-evaluated Wednesday.
|May 30 1:30 PM PT2:30 PM MT3:30 PM CT4:30 PM ET16:30 ET20:30 GMT4:30 1:30 PM MST3:30 PM EST4:00 PM VEN0:30 UAE (+1)3:30 PM CT-Chirinos was 2 for 4 on Friday.
Analysis: Chirinos hits .310 against lefties and .162 against righties so use him accordingly.
|Apr. 18 2:54 PM PT3:54 PM MT4:54 PM CT5:54 PM ET17:54 ET21:54 GMT5:54 2:54 PM MST4:54 PM EST5:24 PM VEN1:54 UAE (+1)4:54 PM CT-Chirinos went 2 for 4 with a home run and a double in a 3-1 win at Seattle on Friday.
Analysis: Chirinos has given the Rangers some pop by going 4 for 8 with two homers and six RBIs in his past two games.